NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Aug 15, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 1295 - Class Piano II

This course is a continuation of the concepts and skills learned in MUSC 1290 Class Piano I. Second of a four-semester sequence, MUSC 1295 Class Piano II covers keyboard skills including improvisation, transposition, harmonization, accompaniment, ensemble performance, sight-reading, and technical studies.

MUSC 1290 Class Piano I (previously MUSC 1300)

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 1295 Class Piano II, the student will:

  1. recognize standard music notation as a musical performance on a keyboard instrument.
  2. execute technique (scale patterns, arpeggios, and chord progressions) in a variety of keys.
  3. transpose musical compositions at the keyboard.
  4. harmonize melodies using block chords and other accompaniment patterns.
  5. perform duets and accompaniments.
  6. improvise melodies using the pentatonic, whole-tone, chromatic, and blues scales.
  7. sight-read musical works of appropriate difficulty.
  8. prepare assigned repertoire so that it is recital-ready.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lab

Contact Hours: 2 hrs/week

Comments: Course # was MUSC 1301 prior to Fall 2016.

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